Neurophysiology from MobileReference.com is an ideal quick-study guide, also known as "cheat sheet", for neurophysiology students. You will use this guide from an undergraduate school all the way to medical school.
Table of Contents:
I. Neurocellular Anatomy
Neuron: Overview | Axon | Dendrite | Apical dendrite | Dendritic spine | Afferent nerve | Efferent nerve | Sensory nerve | Motor nerve
Axonal Transport and Growth: Axoplasmic transport | Kinesin | Dynein | Myosin | Growth cone | Axon guidance
Synapse: Overview | Synaptic Vesicles | Exocytosis | Endocytosis | Synaptic plasticity | SNARE | Synaptobrevin | Synapsin | NSF | Excitatory synapse | Inhibitory synapse | Electrical synapse | Gap junction
Types of neurons: Pyramidal cell | Betz cell | Purkinje cell | Neuromuscular junction | Muscle spindle | Golgi organ | Motor neuron | Sensory neuron
Glial cell: Overview | Astrocyte | Oligodendrocyte | Schwann cell | Myelin | Nodes of Ranvier
Cytoskeleton: Overview | Actin | Intermediate filament | Microtubule
II. Membranes And Transport
Membrane Structure: Overview | Fluid mosaic model | Detailed Structure
Membrane Components: Phospholipids | Sphingomyelin | Glycolipid | Glycocalix | Cholesterol
Movement of Molecules: Diffusion | Osmosis | Electrochemical gradient
Passive transport: Passive transport | Facilitated diffusion | Ion channel
Active transport: Active transport | ATP-Dependent Na/K Pump | Proton pump | Antiporter | Symporter
III. Ion Channels
Ion channels: Overview
Voltage-gated: Overview | Potassium channel | Sodium channel | BK channel | Inward-rectifier potassium ion channel | Resting channels | Calcium channel
Ligand-gated: Overview | NMDA receptor | AMPA receptor | Kainate receptor | Nicotinic acetylcholine receptor | Glycine receptor | GABA receptor
Other ion channels: Cyclic nucleotide-gated | Stretch-activated | G-protein-gated | Light-gated | Gap junction
IV. Electrical Phenomena
Review: Electrical charge | Resistance | Capacitance
Resting Membrane Potential: Menbrane Potential | Ionic Basis | Number of ions involved in generating the resting potential | Equilibrium potential | Other values of membrane potential | Implications | Nernst equation | Goldman equation | Depolarization | Hyperpolarization
Action Potential: Action potential | Threshold and initiation | Circuit model | Propagation | Refractory period | Evolutionary purpose | Reflex arc
Postsynaptic Potential: Postsynaptic potential | Excitatory postsynaptic potential | Inhibitory postsynaptic potential | Spatial summation | Temporal summation | Shunting
V. Signal Transduction
Extracellular Signalling (Neurotransmitters and receptors): Acetylcholine | Degradation by acetylcholinesterase | Ach Receptors | Catecholamines | Epinephrine | Norepinephrine | Adrenergic receptor | Dopamine | Dopamine receptor | Serotonin | Serotonin Receptors | Histamine | Glutamate | NMDA receptor | AMPA receptor | Kainate receptor | GABA | GABA receptor | Glycine | Glycine Receptor | Nitric oxide | Neuromodulator
Intracellular signalling: Signal Amplification | Second messenger | Nuclear receptors | Calcium as a second messenger | Protein Phosphorylation | Proteing Kinase | Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinases | Calmodulin | Phosphatase | G-Protein | G-protein-coupled receptors | GTPase | cAMP | Adenylate cyclase | cAMP-dependent protein kinase | cGMP | Guanylate cyclase | Phosphodiesterase
Memory: Memory | Short-term memory | Long-term memory | Working memory | Cortical plasticity | Hebbian learning
Synaptic Plasticity: Synaptic plasticity | Long-term potentiation | Long-term depression | Spike timing dependent plasticity | Heterosynaptic | Homosynaptic
Two-photon excitation microscopy | Electron microscopy | Intracellular recording | Extracellular recording | Voltage clamp | Current clamp | Patch clamp | Single unit recording | Electroencephalography | Nerve conduction study
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